The Center for Social and Demographic Analysis (CSDA) was established in 1981 with the objective of providing a strong research infrastructure for scholarship in population-based social sciences at the University at Albany. We support interdisciplinary population dynamics and population health research, with a special focus on the analysis of spatial inequalities (in particular, urban and regional development and its impact on residents) and the concerns of vulnerable populations (as defined by race and ethnicity, age, social class, and nativity). The CSDA provides researchers with access to first-rate computing facilities, statistical consulting, assistance with grant preparation and administration, and other related services. Additionally, through our hosting of a regular colloquium series, research methods workshops, and other events open to the entire University community, the CSDA serves as an intellectual hub that connects our local population researchers to one another, as well as to the broader network of national and international population researchers.





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University Libraries are offering a number of skill building workshops. See the iLearn Workshop schedule for more details.

Graduate Students: See our list of Spring Methods Courses available at UAlbany.

New CSDA Statistical Consulting Service: click here for more information

For regular updates, follow the CSDA on Twitter and Facebook!

CSDA Associate and Criminal Justice Dean William Alex Pridemore will chair an important panel at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read more at Ualbany NewsCenter.

CSDA Associate Kajal Lahiri was quoted in a Newsweek article: Blurred (Transit) Lines: Apps Like Uber are the New Public Transport.

CSDA associate Jennifer Manganello has been named to the advisory committee of AcademyHealth’s Translation and Dissemination Institute. Find out more at UAlbany NewsCenter.

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March 3, 2017

CSDA Spring Workshop: Efficient Programming with SAS – Using Macros and the Output Delivery System (ODS)

March 3, 2017

CSDA Colloquium: Stephen Matthews, Penn State Cancelled!

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